ACCESSING AUTOCAD ARCHITECTURE 2012 has been updated to the new AutoCAD Architecture2012 user interface and Vista, with command access tables for each new command. These tables describe how to access the command from the menu bar, command line, tool palette and also from the short cut menu allowing the user clearer understanding and easier access of the commands. Users are given tips and techniques to increase drawing productivity by using the tool palette, display representations, Content Browser and the project navigator. The book contains 13 projects and 65 step-by-step tutorials that range in topic area from the development of roof dormers and custom applications of roof slabs to metric and imperial applications of space planning and mass modeling for residential and commercial buildings. For additional hands-on opportunities, bonus independent projects at the end of each chapter build skills and confidence.